CPR Help as Near as Your Phone

When cardiac arrest occurs, bystanders can dial for instruction and save lives, study finds


Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation


Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed Meds

Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease


New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home


No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report


Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once


Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat

Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds


Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study


Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers

Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat


Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices


Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests